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Ziqitza Healthcare ltd remarks the importance of Mental Wellness in the current pandemic situation

Ziqitza Healthcare ltd remarks the importance of Mental Wellness in the current pandemic situation

It is not the stress that kills us; it is our reaction to it – Dr. Hans Selye

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has posed physical as well as mental health challenges. Working from home has many advantages. But it also gives rise to few challenges such as prolonged sitting, lack of exercise, overeating, increased workload, uncertainty, boredom, anxiety, fear, mental stress, yearning from human contact, job insecurity, lack of earnings, financial problems etc.

Dr. Santosh Datar from Ziqitza Healthcare Limited says, "Dealing with mental stress and illness as well as maintaining good physical and mental health requires a holistic approach and good health practices on a consistent basis".

The doctor’s team at Ziqitza remarks few Tips for Mental Wellness and Stress Relief (Holistic Approach)

S.N. Title Description
1 Stress Audit Write down why you feel you are stressed, try to analyze the root cause of your problems Determine whether you are experiencing stress symptoms very frequently If yes, don’t be in denial mode. Seek help.
2 Mental illness symptoms Awareness & AcceptanceReferral to professional viz.  Physician, counselor or psychiatrist. Follow her/his advice regarding investigations and Medical treatment. Regular follow-up is a must.
3 Emotions management   Remember you have no control over the thought process. What control you have is over your actions in response to those thoughts learn to fail gracefully. Learn from the failure and move onTry to look for the positive side of any problem/issues. If there is any issue with a colleague/family member/other, try to look at your contribution to the problem. Try to have healthy relationships with your family members, relatives, colleagues, neighbors etc. Don’t try to change others, change yourself first.
4 Sleep   Never ever compromise on your sleep. Have 6-8 hours of continuous sleep
5 Exercise & Physical Activity   Remember regular exercise is an excellent stress buster Consult your doctor before starting exercise programme exercise at least for 30 minutes a day, 5 days a weekBrisk walking is one of the best exercises practicing yoga is beneficial for physical as well as mental health include physical activity in your daily routine e.g., doing household chores
6 Meditation   Remember meditation is an excellent stress buster Learn any technique suitable for you to practice meditation daily and at stressful times
7 Addictions   Remember alcohol, smoking and tobacco do not lead to relaxation and relief of stress. It damages your health. Always consult an expert to give up tobacco/smoking/alcoholRemember continuous and unnecessary use of computer/internet/mobile/electronic gadgets is also a form of addiction. Avoid unnecessary use
8 Change management   Change is an integral part of your life do not find excuses to resist change, have an open mind. Learn new skills. Be prepared for multiskilling job profiles
9 Time Management   Write down your time wasters and avoid those activitiesLaziness/procrastination is the enemy Do first things firstAllot some time of the day/week to plan for the future (Not urgent but important tasks)
10 Life Planning   Write down your present goals and future goals in life Write down likely events in the future (e.g., house purchase, children's higher education, unexpected illness) which will lead to stress and financial burden and what will you do the take care of the same. Maintain a separate diary or record for the same and review periodically proactive, anticipate and plan ahead

It is important to stay fit mentally & physically, maintain your weight, keep blood pressure and blood sugar under control and enhance immunity by all above measures. Similar thoughts were voiced by Ziqitza limited Rajasthan.

Speaking about the importance of Tele-Health especially for employees who are doing remote working, Mr. Nandadeep Pandharkar – Sr. Vice President, Ziqitza Healthcare Limited said, “Virtual care has been crucial for screening and treating COVID-19 cases from afar, but it’s also facilitating routine visits that would be risky or complicated during quarantine. A variety of telehealth tools are available to help manage your health care and receive the services you need. Our goal by means of telehealth is to -Make health care accessible to people living anywhere & at any time especially for the active millennial workforce and their families. Provide access to medical specialists and support for self-management of health care.“

About Ziqitza Healthcare Limited

Ziqitza Health Care Limited (ZHL), has been one of the leading players in India’s Emergency Medical Services industry since 2005. ZHL Rajasthan & Ziqitza Rajasthan also have appreciated the Tele-Health services to provide quality healthcare services to people as per their convenience in this pandemic situation. Ziqitza is a “one-stop integrated healthcare solution” for corporate or government that includes Integrated Emergency Services and Corporate Health Solutions. The service network includes 3,300 ambulances, state of art Helpline centres and medical mobile units that services 2 customers every second in India. We work with multiple state governments and 75 corporate clients in India and Gulf. Ziqitza Limited is winner of Global Real impact Awards and Times Social Impact Award.

For further information please contact:visakh.dayanandan@zhl.in

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